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Afridi, Hassan Imran and Kazi, Tasneem Gul and Talpur, Farah Naz and Brabazon, Dermot and Naher, Sumsun (2013) Estimation of toxic elements in the samples of different cigarettes and their impact on human health of Irish hypertensive consumers. Clinica Chimica Acta , 426C , pp. 51-57.

Cigarette smoking interferes with the metal homeostasis of the human body, which plays a crucial role for maintaining the health. A significant flux of heavy metals, among other toxins, reaches the lungs through smoking. In the present study, the relationship between toxic element (TE) exposure via cigarette smoking and hypertension incidence in population living in Dublin, Ireland is investigated.


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